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Jessica B. Harris cooks the one dish that changed her life: Chicken yassa


Food historian Jessica B. Harris has a version of Senegal’s bright, lemony chicken dish in many of her cookbooks. After trying chicken yassa for the first time in 1972 on a trip to Senegal, Harris fell in love at first bite, tasting the connection between the African continent and the American hemisphere.